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Scotland Dominates Locations List For UK Spaceport

July 16, 2014 | 1

Space tourism is on the mind of the British government, as it has announced plans to build at least eight spaceports on its soil. Scotland is so far the centerpoint of Britain’s space ambitions, and may home up to six … Continue reading

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When fantasy becomes reality: first seeds to be planted soon on Mars

May 20, 2014 |

The first seeds germination experiment is about to be launched on Mars (Mars Plant Experiment, MPX). Greenhouse, small transparent cube, will be attached to the outer surface of the new Mars rover, that will be launched in mid-2020 and will … Continue reading

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Construction to Begin on 2016 NASA Mars Lander

May 20, 2014 |

NASA and its international partners now have the go-ahead to begin construction on a new Mars lander, after it completed a successful Mission Critical Design Review on Friday.

NASA’s Interior Exploration Using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission … Continue reading

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Our Sun’s Long Lost Stellar ‘Sister’ Found

May 10, 2014 |

Stars like the sun may end up alone but they are born in stellar nurseries, with a thousand — or a hundred thousand — siblings. Over time, the family disbands, victims of gravitational nudges and other tidings after 4.5 billion … Continue reading

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